John M. Lawler


  • Speak:
    English (native), Spanish, German, Malay (Indonesian), Yiddish

  • Read:
    Latin, Greek, and most Romance and Germanic languages

  • Research in:
    English, Yiddish, Acehnese, Puget Salish (Lushootseed, Skagit), Malay, Minangkabau, Spanish, Turkish, Modern Hebrew

  • Program:
    FORTRAN, ALGOL, SNOBOL, PL/I, Logo, Pascal, C, Unix, sed, awk, Perl, Lisp, HyperTalk, and various special-purpose languages
  • Foreign Travel

  • Sabbatical Leave in Mérida, Yucatán, México, 1979-80.

  • Fulbright Lecture/Research Fellowship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1986. Principal Linguistic and Computer Consultant to Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Malaysian National Bureau of Language and Literature) on development of the National Linguistic Data Base.